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Sea Turtle, Inc.

6617 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, Texas, 78597 | 956-761-4511
Sea Turtle, Inc. at Texas
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Visit Sea Turtles on South Padre Island

Learn about the lives of the ocean's majestic, endangered sea turtles at this non-profit research facility on South Padre Island. Home to 7 resident turtles, the center offers live turtle shows, guided tours and educational presentations featuring the rare sea turtles. The center's main goal is to educate the public about sea turtles, rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured turtles, and offer information about how humans can help preserve and protect them in the wild.


Hours -

Open Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm.

Prices -

Suggested donation of $3 for adults and $2 for children over age 4.


  • Sea Turtle Releases
  • Public Hatchling Releases
  • Ocean Turtle Releases


  • Guided Tank Tours
  • Self Guided Tours
  • Educational Displays
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Turtle Talks
  • Turtle Feedings


  • Will I be able to hold a turtle?

    No, turtles are fragile wild animals and only trained animal handlers can touch them.
  • How many turtles are there?

    Currently, there are 7 turtles living full time at the center and two patients being rehabilitated.

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